Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, October 5, 2012 at 12:30:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 76%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 53' ||North|
|Longitude: ||131° 31' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.51 meters/second, 1510.2 km/hour, 938.4 miles/hour or 815.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.8"||15.64 mi||west||0° 00' 01.2"||0.02 mi||north||15.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 51.5"||938.16 mi||west||0° 01' 14.5"||1.43 mi||north||938.10 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 21.9"||755.66 mi||east||0° 02' 52.7"||3.30 mi||north||755.55 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tijuana *||Fri 5:30 AM||1933 km||1201 miles||1044 nm|| NE|
|San Diego *||Fri 5:30 AM||1936 km||1203 miles||1045 nm|| NE|
|Los Angeles *||Fri 5:30 AM||1958 km||1217 miles||1057 nm|| NE|
|San Jose (USA) *||Fri 5:30 AM||2048 km||1272 miles||1106 nm|| NNE|
|Mexicali *||Fri 5:30 AM||2057 km||1278 miles||1111 nm|| NE|
|San Francisco *||Fri 5:30 AM||2067 km||1284 miles||1116 nm|| NNE|
|Sacramento *||Fri 5:30 AM||2185 km||1358 miles||1180 nm|| NNE|
|Hermosillo||Fri 5:30 AM||2260 km||1405 miles||1221 nm|| ENE|
|Las Vegas *||Fri 5:30 AM||2322 km||1443 miles||1254 nm|| NE|
|Phoenix||Fri 5:30 AM||2371 km||1473 miles||1280 nm|| NE|
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